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Gerald Durrell

Gerald DurrellAKA Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Born: 7-Jan-1925
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India
Died: 30-Jan-1995
Location of death: St. Helier, Jersey
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Les Augrès Manor, Jersey Zoo, Jersey

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Naturalist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: My Family and Other Animals

Father: (d. 1928)
Brother: Lawrence Durrell (poet and novelist)
Wife: Jacqueline Sonia Rasen (m. 26-Feb-1951, div. 1979)
Wife: Lee Wilson McGeorge (zoologist, m. 1979, until his death)

    Officer of the British Empire 1982
    Hip Replacement Surgery
    Risk Factors: Arthritis

Author of books:
The Overloaded Ark (1953, nonfiction)
The Bafut Beagles (1954, nonfiction)
Three Singles to Adventure (1954, nonfiction)
The Drunken Forest (1956, nonfiction)
My Family and Other Animals (1956, nonfiction)
Encounters with Animals (1958, nonfiction)
A Zoo in My Luggage (1960, nonfiction)
Island Zoo (1961, nonfiction)
Look At Zoos (1961, nonfiction)
The Whispering Land (1961, nonfiction)
Menagerie Manor (1964, nonfiction)
Two in the Bush (1966, nonfiction)
Birds, Beasts And Relatives (1969, nonfiction)
Fillets of Plaice (1971, nonfiction)
Catch Me a Colobus (1972, nonfiction)
Beasts in My Belfry (1973, nonfiction)
The Stationary Ark (1976, nonfiction)
Golden Bats And Pink Pigeons (1977, nonfiction)
The Garden of the Gods (1978, nonfiction)
The Picnic And Suchlike Pandemonium (1979, nonfiction)
The Mockery Bird (1981, novel)
Ark On the Move (1982, nonfiction)
How to Shoot an Amateur Naturalist (1984, nonfiction)
The Ark's Anniversary (1990, nonfiction)
Marrying Off Mother (1991, nonfiction)
The Aye-aye And I (1992, nonfiction)

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